Summit

Mothers in the Workplace = Superheroes

Top Takeaways from the 2019 SingularityU Global Summit Amy Nelson, CEO & Founder of The Riveter, delivered a riveting (pun intended), and inspirational talk on the power that women bring to the workforce, and to the future of work. A mother with four young daughters, Amy previously worked as a corporate litigator on Wall Street before [...]

2020-02-18T04:29:47+00:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

AI Can be Used for Good

Top Takeaways from the 2019 SingularityU Global Summit Amir Banifatemi, General Manager at XPRIZE, Cameron Birge, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft and Tess Posner, CEO of AI4ALL, joined moderator Leila Toplic, Lead for Emerging Technologies at NetHope for a panel discussion on day two. Kicking off their discussion of ways we can use Artificial Intelligence (AI) [...]

2020-02-18T04:31:45+00:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Spatial Computing will Transform Smart Cities

Top Takeaways from the 2019 SingularityU Global Summit What will the smart cities of the future look like, and how can they be designed to best serve the needs of their residents?  Jasmin Rohman, Research Lead and Systems Designer at MagicLeap Imagination Propulsion Lab, described the evolution of smart cities, explaining that this journey has been [...]

2020-02-18T04:36:40+00:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Human Work is Changing, and is Exponential

Top Takeaways from the 2019 SingularityU Global Summit There are three potential futures of work, explained Gary Bolles, Chair for the Future of Work at Singularity University.  There is the one most often depicted in today’s headlines: of technology overtaking our jobs, resulting in a shrinking circle of jobs for today’s workers.  There is Singularity University [...]

2020-02-18T04:40:01+00:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Top Takeaways from the 2019 SingularityU Canada Summit – Pt. 2

At the 2019 Summit, more than 40 speakers tackled the most pressing grand challenges of our time: health, energy, prosperity and citizenship. What are some of the most disruptive forces? What are the key questions we need to consider? How can we work together to create a better world? Here are some of the top takeaways [...]

2020-02-18T06:59:40+00:00June 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Top Takeaways from the 2019 SingularityU Canada Summit – Pt. 1

On April 23 & 24, Edmonton, Alberta, got a taste of the future. “Get engaged. Suspend your disbelief, truly immerse yourself in what’s happening here, and most importantly, share your ideas, because you don’t know how fast they can scale and the impact they can have,” urged Oren Berkovich, CEO of SingularityU Canada, at the start [...]